Monthly Archives: April 2021
Disparate objects UNITE! Preservation housing adventures in Mylar
This post was contributed by Nicole Royal, Preservation Projects Specialist at the UVA Library. It’s Preservation Week 2021! During this time, libraries and other cultural institutions across the nation highlight their work in the pursuit of preservation education and information. … Continue reading
Library contributes to carbon-neutral future
April 22 is Earth Day, and the Library is celebrating its contribution to a carbon-neutral future. To find out more, check out the Cavalier Daily article “U.Va. and William & Mary provides updates on their joint climate action plan” and … Continue reading
Experience culture through music in Library Ethnomusicology resource!
Experience culture through music with Ethnomusicology: Global Field Recordings, the Library’s new online resource! Immerse yourself in the music and culture of societies far and near. Hear and see traditional music from China performed on the xiao (bamboo flute) and … Continue reading
“Federated Repositories of Accessible Materials for Higher Education II” awarded a $1,175,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
By law, any material required for the education of a disabled student must be made accessible for them in a timely manner. In the United States, the legal obligation to provide accessible learning materials falls on individual educational institutions, and … Continue reading
UVA Parents Fund grant will support Clemons Library space redesign
With support from the UVA Parents Fund, staff from the UVA Library’s Teaching and Learning team will create a new outreach space in Clemons that will focus on student art and multimedia work, boost the library’s popular reading collection, and … Continue reading
Library conducts survey of UVA faculty on views of Library services and collections
In fall of 2019, the Library sent an email survey to University faculty who both teach and conduct research to find out how they use the Library. The survey, which went out before the COVID-19 pandemic, reflects perspectives and practices … Continue reading
There’s still time to try an RMC Creative Challenge — and congrats to our first winner, Deanna Sea!
The Robertson Media Center (RMC) in Clemons Library is sponsoring a series of creative challenges, and it’s not too late to enter. The RMC Creative Challenges provide step-by-step instructions for media projects, no experience required! Once you’ve tried it out, … Continue reading